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Steps to Turn Your Side Hustle Into a Small Business
What’s the first step for becoming self-employed? I’m ready to turn my side hustle into a full-time gig and want to make sure I’m handling things in the right order.
Why is the Coronavirus Affecting Financial Markets?
I saw stocks take a big hit a week or two back and read that a lot of it was due to coronavirus fears. Do you know why an outbreak like this can affect the markets so much?
Dividing Up Your Salary: Saving and Investing Enough?
My husband and I are trying to figure out the smartest way to allocate our income. We’re both mid-20s, earn good salaries and have about $30,000 in savings. How would you divvy this money up?
Financial Impact of Middle East Tensions
Any insight as to what might happen with things being so shaky in Iran?
Is a Home Equity Loan a Good Idea?
Is it worth taking out a loan for some home renovations?
Saving for College: Should I Use a 529 Plan?
One of my New Year’s Resolutions is to put aside college savings for my kid but I’m getting a little confused about the best way to do it.
Saving for a Down Payment: Where Should I Keep My Money?
I’m looking to buy a house within the next two years and want to make sure I’m growing my money as fast as I can.
Which Debt Should I Pay Off First
Between credit cards, car payments, and student loans, which do you think I should go after first?
How to Keep That Financial New Year's Resolution
How can I start saving money and actually stick to my plan?
Own the Holidays Without Taking on Debt
How does anyone survive Christmas without taking on debt?
Investment Ideas When Retiring Early
I have a good amount of money saved up and feel comfortable leaving work, but I’m wondering if you have any advice for handling my finances once I’m done working.
Medicare Enrollment: What Do I Need to Know?
Nothing about health insurance is particularly easy, starting with understanding how the various plans and programs work.
What's With the Hong Kong Protests?
What’s up with the protests in Hong Kong? Feels like they’ve been going on for a long time now and I’m not really sure I understand what it’s all about.
How to Enhance the Value of Your Home
I just bought a house and I’m really focused on making sure it retains its value. What are some ways to hold - and hopefully increase - overall worth?
Tips to Manage Your Holiday Spending
Every year, I feel my anxiety levels shoot up at the beginning of November. Any tips for surviving Thanksgiving and Christmas without going broke?
Family Loans: How To Lend With Family
My brother asked if I could loan him money for a food service company he’s launching. I trust him and like the concept but get a little nervous about lending money to family. Any advice?